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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Sep 11, 2008 3:08pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non dead- rare news article Joe Leiberman

As long as it's private companies like google or yahoo, and not the government that's regulating and interpreting speech and expression, I don't really see much to argue about. I know that you remember your Con Law class.

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Sep 11, 2008 3:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Non dead- rare news article Joe Leiberman

of course a private corp can regulate content it allows in whatever legal manner it wants. But the same chilling effect still bothers me - and I'd argue that the suits at Clear Channel, General Electic, Sky TV, Google (see China) and other have a whole hell of a lot more power to frame public discource by what they allow and don't allow to be aired, posted, etc than does the government